Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Obamacare

‘The status quo is not sustainable:’ How Medicare for All would...

More than 100 Democratic lawmakers co-sponsored a House bill last month to dramatically revamp healthcare in the United States by creating a Medicare-for-All system funded by the federal government.

In a victory for reproductive rights, judge blocks Trump’s attempt to...

"Today is a good day. Because of this injunction, women in 13 states can still access birth control under the ACA."

America wants health care, not walls

We can only hope that the Democrats who won a new mandate on health care in November will now find the courage to deliver on big ideas like in-state single-payer programs, and push for Medicare for All at the federal level.

Hold them accountable for undermining the Affordable Care Act

Know what they’re doing so you can hold them accountable on Election Day.

Pre-existing conditions: The age group most vulnerable if coverage goes away

It is hard to imagine protection for pre-existing coverage for those 55-64 being overturned given the universal appeal of this mandate and the policy reports already being generated.

Despite the GOP’s attempts to repeal Obamacare, health care doesn’t have...

One of the Affordable Care Act’s fatal flaws enables Republican sabotage. But to lay the groundwork for change, progressives will have to resist powerful senior lobbies.

Trump on single payer healthcare: “A CURSE on this country and...

These craven Republicans are determined to destroy Obamacare without an adequate replacement.

What’s next for health care? Confused Congress should look to Indian...

Indian Health Service is a great example of health care run and managed by the government. Let’s use it to figure out what works and what doesn’t.

Republican’s treacherous health care plan: betrayal of the American people

What kind of human beings would do this to their fellow human beings?

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.